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Student Opportunities

Welcome, ’22s!

The Hop is the key place on campus for experiencing the arts—as a performer, audience member, film buff, craftsperson, crew member behind the scenes, or arts educator. Find out what the Hop can offer you!

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Here’s what we offer at the Hop:

World-class visiting artists performing music, theater, dance and multi-media, often giving world or US premieres or debuts. Many visit classes and give master classes while on campus. Dartmouth student tickets to these performances are just $10 each.

Exhilarating resident ensembles performing orchestral music, jazz, world music, gospel, choral works and dance, directed by distinguished professional directors and conductors. Audition to join an ensemble or production, or come see your fellow students perform—all fall ensemble tickets are free for '21s. Looking for lessons? Go to music.dartmouth.edu.

Professionally directed plays and musicals—audition or join the stage crew! Go to theater.dartmouth.edu for more info. Dartmouth student tickets only $5.

New and vintage films, including Telluride at Dartmouth each September, and high-definition broadcasts of the world’s leading opera, theater and art exhibitions. Dartmouth student tickets are $5 for films and $10 for HD broadcasts. Met Opera tickets are free for Dartmouth students! Want to be a Hop film insider? Stop by our table at the EXPO or Exploring the Arts.

Professionally directed and equipped workshops in Ceramics, Woodworking and Jewelry open to students of all skill levels—whether making a gift or personal item, or advancing an academic project.

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Hop Performance Ensembles

You can play, sing and dance with one of the Hop’s outstanding performance ensembles —each one led by a professional director. If being an audience member is more your speed, student tickets are only $5.

Visiting Artist Series

$10 tickets for Dartmouth students to experience world-class artists!

Hop Film

We screen 30+ movies each term—most are $5 for students—plus high-definition Event Cinema broadcasts showcasing the best in opera, theater and the world’s great works of art. Join the Dartmouth Film Society and meet-up with fellow movie lovers.


Whether you’re a novice or experienced, receive professional guidance in the Hop’s Woodworking, Jewelry and Ceramics studios!

Hop Student Jobs

Each term the Hop hires Dartmouth students in a variety of areas.
View Student Employment Office JOBNET listings

Fellows Program

The Hopkins Center (Hop) Fellows Program will allow Dartmouth students to explore the field of arts management. Fellows will be given the chance to grow as leaders by taking on real world responsibilities in various departments while learning from Hop staff.

Academic Arts Departments

The Hop is home to the Music and Theater Departments and Film & Media Studies and Studio Art are located next door in the Black Family Visual Arts Center.

Student Volunteer Positions

Share your talents in public school classrooms around the region with the Hop’s START program (Students Teaching in the Arts)!

Funding Opportunities

Special funding opportunities for Dartmouth student projects in the arts.

And Much More!

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